CLALS Colloquium 2000: Media, Culture, and Identity in Contemporary Latin America

Date & Time: Wednesday March 22, 2000 at 2:00 PM

Location: Troy Moore Library
Member Sponsor: Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste
Member Sponsor Phone: 404.651.2265

Description of Event

Wednesday March 22, 2000 - 2:00-7:00 PM
Troy Moore Library, 9th Floor, General Classroom Building
(corner of Decatur and Central)
Free Admission

2 PM Welcoming Remarks
Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste, assistant professor of Spanish, GSU

2:10 PM First Panel:
Moderator: David McCreery, professor of History, GSU

Abril Trigo, The Ohio State University: "The Politics and Anti-Politics
of Peripheric Rock"

Eric Zolov, Franklin & Marshall College: "La onda chicana: Mexico's Forgotten Rock Counterculture"

Héctor Fernández L'Hoeste, GSU: "On How Bloque de Búsqueda Lost Part of its Name: The Predicaments of Colombian Rock in the U.S. Market"

3:15-3:45 PM Questions and Intermission

3:45 PM Second Panel:

Moderator: Seth Fein, assistant professor of History, GSU

Seth Fein, GSU: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: TV and the Alliance for Progress"

Luisela Alvaray, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas: "The Making of Popular History: Hollywood versus Latin American Film Independents"

Claudia Montilla Vargas, Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá: "Bogotá, Theatre, fin de siècle: Are the Classics Alive?"

4:45-5:30 PM Questions and Intermission
Refreshments provided by the Mexican Consulate of Atlanta


5:30 PM Third Panel:

Moderator: Fernando Reati, associate professor of Spanish, GSU

Gustavo Geirola, Whittier College: "La telenovela latinoamericana: New Topics and Suspicious Negotiations"

Laura Martins, Louisiana State University: "Cine argentino de los
noventa: memoria y/o mercado"

Fernando López, Writer and film critic, Córdoba, Argentina: "Cine de provincias en Argentina: utopias y castigos"

6:30-7 PM Questions and Final Remarks

This event is free and open to the general public.